What does resign mean?

Definitions for resign
rɪˈzaɪnre·sign

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word resign.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vacate, resign, renounce, give up(verb)

    leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily

    "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"

  2. leave office, quit, step down, resign(verb)

    give up or retire from a position

    "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"

  3. release, relinquish, resign, free, give up(verb)

    part with a possession or right

    "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"

  4. resign, reconcile, submit(verb)

    accept as inevitable

    "He resigned himself to his fate"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resign(verb)

    to sign back; to return by a formal act; to yield to another; to surrender; -- said especially of office or emolument. Hence, to give up; to yield; to submit; -- said of the wishes or will, or of something valued; -- also often used reflexively

  2. Resign(verb)

    to relinquish; to abandon

  3. Resign(verb)

    to commit to the care of; to consign

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Resign

    rē-sīn′, v.t. to sign again.

  2. Resign

    rē-zīn′, v.t. to yield up to another: to submit calmly: to relinquish: to entrust.—v.i. to submit one's self: to give up an office, &c.—n. Resignā′tion, act of giving up: state of being resigned or quietly submissive: acquiescence: patience: (Scots law) the form by which a vassal returns the feu into the hands of a superior.—p.adj. Resigned′, calmly submissive: uncomplaining.—adv. Resigned′ly, with submission.—ns. Resignēē′, the person to whom a thing is resigned; Resign′er; Resign′ment. [O. Fr.,—L. resignāre, -ātum, to annul—re-, sig. reversal, signāresignum, a mark.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'resign' in Verbs Frequency: #537

How to pronounce resign?

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How to say resign in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resign in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resign in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of resign in a Sentence

  1. Steve Baker:

    It is not perfectly helpful to the campaign but it is certainly better than the certainty of ministers having to resign if they wish to stand by their convictions.

  2. William Lai:

    I must resign to take responsibility for the election defeat.

  3. Dominic Cummings:

    No, I have not offered to resign. No, I have not considered it.

  4. Eric Schneiderman:

    In the last several hours, serious allegations, which I strongly contest, have been made against me, while these allegations are unrelated to my professional conduct or the operations of the office, they will effectively prevent me from leading the office's work at this critical time. I therefore resign my office, effective at the close of business on May 8, 2018.

  5. Zayd Atkinson:

    Boulder is essentially saying were going to pay this officer and let him resign for threatening Zayds life, for racially profiling Zayd, if you or I were to do this, we would be criminally charged. We would immediately lose our jobs.

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Translations for resign

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  • استقالArabic
  • odstoupit, rezignovatCzech
  • zurücktreten, kündigenGerman
  • παραιτούμαιGreek
  • rezigniEsperanto
  • renunciar, dimitir, resignarseSpanish
  • erotaFinnish
  • démissionner, résigner, se faire une raisonFrench
  • התפטרHebrew
  • पदत्याग, त्यागपत्र देनाHindi
  • lemondHungarian
  • [[հրաժարական]] [[տալ]]Armenian
  • dimettersi, rassegnarsi, rassegnare, rinunciare, darla suItalian
  • 辞任, 辞職, 辞めるJapanese
  • უარის თქმაGeorgian
  • 포기하다, 사임하다Korean
  • tuku, rīhainaMāori
  • meletak jawatanMalay
  • ontslag nemenDutch
  • gå av, resignere, si opp, gi oppNorwegian
  • rezygnowaćPolish
  • demitir-se, [[desligar]]-[[se]], renunciar, resignarPortuguese
  • [[уходи́ть]] в [[отставка, [[бро́сить]] [[работа, увольня́ться, уво́литься, [[отка́зываться]] [[от]] [[должностьRussian
  • avgåSwedish
  • ராஜினாமாTamil
  • istifa etmekTurkish
  • Từ chứcVietnamese
  • 辞职Chinese

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